Natural Consequences are often talked about as the go-to gentle alternative to punitive actions like time-outs or removing privileges. Using natural consequences can, in fact, be an excellent parenting tool, but sometimes resorting to natural consequences may be ineffective and downright dangerous. When used properly, children can learn a lot from natural consequences, however sometimes those consequences might simply not bring about the learning from our child that we wish to see.
Read about how Natural Consequences can be a powerful tool for gentle parenting in my post at Natural Parents Network – Is That Natural Consequence You are Allowing Really a Good Discipline Choice?
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